It’s Time for Martini Recipes this Week on Thirsty Thursday!
Traditionally prepared with gin and vermouth and garnished with a lemon twist or olive, the martini has become one of the world’s best known cocktails. American journalist
H.L. Mencken called the martini “the only American invention as perfect as the sonnet”. And of course, James Bond made this iconic cocktail famous when he ordered his vodka martini “shaken, not stirred” in classic James Bond films.
Martini recipes have come a long way from gin and vermouth. These days, one can find amazing and unique recipes, and The Daily Dish Magazine is bringing you a collection of some of the best martini recipes from our blogger friends!
The Fruity Martini These drinks have delightful fruit combinations, combined with interesting flavors.
This martini, created by Pear Ginger Thyme Martini: The Hungry Couple, features homemade ginger syrup and fresh thyme leaves. A new twist on the classic cosmopolitan, the Very Pink Raspberry Cosmopolitan was created by Very Pink Raspberry Cosmopolitan: Pineapple and Coconut and features raspberry liqueur and fresh raspberries. Orange Dreamsicle Martini: Wine and Glue created this orange cream martini using fresh squeezed orange juice. : Orange vodka and ginger ale is featured in this tropical flavored martini from Tropical Orange Breeze Cocktail The Cookistry. This cocktail was created by Hemingway Daiquiri Martini: Karen’s Kitchen Stories and features rum and maraschino liqueur and garnished with fresh cherries. This is brought to you by Watermelon Lime Vodka-Tini: The Culinary Life and would be a great warm weather cocktail since it features fresh watermelon. This cocktail from Cranberry Spiced Martini: The Noble Pig would be a wonderful holiday cocktail, but I’d drink it any time of the year! Created by Pink Grapefruit and Basil Martini: Dinner, Dishes and Dessert, uses fresh grapefruit juice and basil! Cantalope Martini The Classics
This collection of recipes from Karen’s Kitchen Stories features a modern spin using classic ingredients.
This recipe is a revival of the classic cocktail, featuring brandy and luxardo. The Classic Cocktail: A new take on the French Martini, this cocktail features chambord and citrus vodka. The French Martini: This is a cocktail that James Bond ordered in some of his later Bond films! The Vesper Martini: As the purists like, what is a classic martini? Classic Martini Recipe:
Time for Dessert! These cocktails are like dessert in a glass!
This cocktail was created by Tres Leches Caketini: The Snappy Gourmet and includes real cake mix!! This Milkshake-Tini from Cookie Butter Milkshake(tini): Wine and Glue features cake batter vodka and ice cream! Looking for a cocktail to celebrate your birthday? Happy Birthday Martini: The Hungry Goddess created a slice of cake in a glass! Strawberry Shortcake Martini: The Pink Flour created this cocktail that features strawberry shortcake vodka and a graham cracker rim! Another great cocktail from Root Beer Floatini: Wine and Glue, this Root Beer Float in a glass features both cake and Root Beer flavored vodka. : The Brandy Alejandro was created by Brandy Alejandro The Cookistry and features Brandy and coffee liqueur. This martini from Vanilla Latte Martini: All Day I Dream About Food is not only delicious, but it is low carb AND gluten free! Featured in this cocktail from Amaretto Peach Martini: Will Cook for Smiles is Amaretto and Peach Schnapps which combines for delightful flavor.